Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, arrived Wednesday in Pakistan, a close Beijing ally where a new civilian government is ready to take charge.
A court in Rawalpindi granted bail Monday to former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on charges relating to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will remain on house arrest for at least another two weeks, a Pakistani court ruled Saturday.
Lurking behind the good news from the Pakistan election is the threat of a geopolitical nightmare.
The 50 million people in Pakistan who voted Saturday cast votes in opposition of terrorism and intimidation, the British government said.
Nawaz Sharif was set Monday to lead Pakistan after his party seemed to have won the most seats in elections marking Pakistan's first democratic power transfer.
Tens of millions Pakistanis will vote, marking the first time in Pakistan's history that an elected civilian government and will be replaced democratically.
The political party of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Friday it would not participate in elections scheduled for May 11.
Police in Pakistan said Thursday they arrested former President Pervez Musharraf in the killing of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti in a 2006 shelling attack.
Indian national Sarabjit Singh, on death row in Pakistan, died Thursday of injuries suffered in a beating by other inmates, his doctors said.